Davenport Library offers digital magazines with Zinio


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Posted Online: Feb. 01, 2013, 10:53 am
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Press release submitted by Davenport Public Library.

Davenport Public Library now offers digital magazines through Zinio with a Davenport public library card.
Zinio provides a quick and easy way for library patrons to read digital copies of magazines. Using a Mac, PC, Kindle, iPad, etc., reading fans will be able to access the library's catalog of selected digital magazines.
Zinio's unique digital platform recreates a magazine page-for-page, including highly visual full-color pictures, while taking the reading experience even further through intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive rich media elements such as audio and video. Some of the more than 100 magazines offered include, Consumer Reports, Car & Driver, Good Housekeeping, The Economist, ESPN Magazine and Esquire.
Here are a few additional notes to remember:
*The Davenport Public Library has subscribed to approximately 150 titles for its patrons.
*Start at www.davenportlibrary.com in order to access the subscriptions the library has purchased for patrons to use for free.
*The process allows patrons to check out full issues of the magazines.
*There's no waiting. Issues can be used by an unlimited number of people.
*There might be an app available for your device that would allow you to download content to read when you are offline.
For information call the Davenport Public Library reference department at (563) 326-7832 or visit online at www.davenportlibrary.com.





















 



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